Lewis and CLark

by James Anderson

Lewis and Clark Facts

1. There was 33 people in the party of Lewis and Clark.

2. The total expedition cost around $136,000.

3. On the expedition they discovered 122 new animals.

4.On the expedition they discovered 178 new plant species.

5. The main objective was to find a water route.

6.Lewis was made the governor of the Louisiana territory after the expedition.

7. The greatest distance traveled in one day on the expedition was 50 miles.

8. Lewis had a dog named seamen.

9. They traveled a grand total over 8,000 miles in over 2 years.

10. Lewis was shot accidentally in North Dakota by one of his crew members.


1. http://www.lclark.edu

2. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lewisandclark/

3. http://lewisclark.net/

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